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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello Saab family, I currently drive a 2004 arc sedan and am from SF bay area. CA. Ive had this car for a little over 2 years and love it. Ok, so I volunteered to help a friend change the spark plugs on a 2008 aero. Everything was fine until #5 when I broke the hard plastic spout piece on the...
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all I have A 2007 1.9 diesel estate 9.3 Vacuum pump removed and link shattered. So got a new one. Then realised the ring it joins to on the end of the camshaft has sheared off... I am struggling to find a part number for the sprocket I think it's attached too.. unless it comes separate?? Any...
  3. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi all, my brake vacuum pipe from the servo has melted at the t piece and is in need of replacement. Have tried looking for the replacement (needle in a haystack part number 5056049) Any ideas for a permanent fix please would be appreciated. :thumbsup:
  4. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I'm in the process of re-working my project car's vacuum lines. I've made other posts, but it appears that all I need is a single check valve, and I'm in business. But, for a few $$ more, I'm considering replacing these lines with some flexible silicone lines. In looking at the existing...
  5. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Revised my original thread to reflect a P0300 code, not P0400 which I originally posted. --------------------------------------- I have a 2004 9-3 ARC that has been throwing a P0300 code for almost 6 months now (FYI, I also own a 2007 Linear and a 1996 900SE Convertible). Even though the...
  6. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    2005 Saab 9-5 Arc sedan. Was trying to disconnect a rigid vacuum line from an inline disk thingie and I broke the fitting on the disk! Here are a couple photos: Photo 1 Photo 2 As you can see, I temporarily installed a white coupler – I simply shoved one end of the coupler into the rigid...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi guys and gals, thanks in advance for any help. Would someone be able to look or know off the top of their head the routing of the said vacuum pipes? On the solenoids it is marked with vac out, now the problem I have is that the 2 solenoids on mine are plumed in differently but I'm assuming...
  8. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Does anyone have a link to a diagram of the vacuum hoses that go to the turbo on a 99 saab SE 9-3? specifically the throttle body?
  9. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    There is a vacuum feed (5mm approx - say 1/5 inch) from the inlet manifold connecting more or less immediately to a plastic Y piece. One arm heads towards the firewall and connects to a small red cylinder, and the other heads forwards over the top of the engine. It's all suffering from heat...
  10. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    hi iv searched the net, googling for a clear, logical diagram for where all the hoses connect to from the throttle body. can someone please help me by uploading pics of where the vac hoses fit? my cars a 1999 saab 9-3 SE Thank you
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I have a 2005 1.9tid 120bhp. I am going to be replacing the vacuum lines soon. does anyone have any info on this. does anyone know where one of the lines from the waste gate solenoid goes. it goes down the front of the engine but disappears.
  12. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi I have the CEL lit on my car and having had a poke around under the bonnet, have discovered a couple of small hoses which are not attached to anything. One comes from the intake side and has vacuum when the engine is running. The other leads from the device attached to the firewall (some...
  13. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hello! New to the forum but have a question I'm dying to have answered. On my boost guage I'm getting a reading of 25inhg at idle...that's on a b204 99spec 9-3. My question is, is this normal? From what I have found people get between 10-20 at idle on the same spec cars as me. Does this mean...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi folks! Long time reader, however, new joiner! Looking for some assistance, I've had a search through, but my apologies if I've missed the obvious. Looking for a diagram/guidance as to the proper layout of the vacuum lines in relation to the turbo/boost valves etc. I've come across quite a...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    There is a small vacuum hose which is about 8 inches long and one quarter inch diameter which if its punctured affects the accelleration dramatically. Any body know what part I'm talking about. If so where can I get a piece ?
  16. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Can anyone tell me where to connect the loose vacuum hose in the picture? I don't know if the pic will come out big enough. There's some sort of device on the firewall and the hose goes right down the middle of the picture.
  17. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Does any know which direction the arrow should be pointing on the check valve in the vacuum line that goes to the Power Brake Booster unit? I have a 1999 saab, 9.5 wagon 4cyl turbo Thank you
  18. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Help I have a Saab 9-3 2.2 tdi and my problem is oil is being forced out if the vacuum pump I've changed gaskets and put sealant around it but it will hiss then explode with all of the cars oil dripping on the floor I've tried most things but unsure if there could be a blockage inside the engine
  19. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all tonight ive finally solved a mystery problem with ny 2.2 tid. The last few weeks ive been messing with my egr valve and a smoke issue I had. Removed cleaned inside and outside. Put back in and smoked like mad. Reading about making a blanking plate. So made one one and then had a problem...
  20. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello! I have already doubled disassemble vacuum pump from the engine. This is necessary because there is an oil leak. A common problem with this model Saab. I brush, buy a new rubber seal and install vacuum pump to engine. I did that at the end of July. Oil leaks stopped. Last week I noticed...
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